IT Management Slideshow: Clueless Business Leaders Underestimate Power of IT

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 08-04-2011

42 percent

42 percent of respondents say they can gain unauthorized access to their companies' private documents.

42 percent

39 percent

39 percent of respondents say that their senior executives know nothing about what their own IT employees can and cannot access.

39 percent

31 percent

Among those respondents who are fearful of losing their jobs, 31 percent say they would take sensitive data with them to their next position.

31 percent

18 percent

Among those respondents who feel secure in their positions, only 18 percent say that they would take sensitive information with them.

18 percent

22 percent

22 percent of U.S. respondents are worried about their job security.

22 percent

33 percent

In the U.K., one-third of respondents are worried about their job security.

33 percent

Size Matters

31 percent of respondents working in companies with fewer than 1,000 employees are concerned about job stability.

Size Matters

Bigger is Better

In companies with more than 1,000 employees, only 20 percent of respondents say that they have concerns about the security of their jobs.

Bigger is Better

85 percent

85 percent of U.K. respondents say that it "would be easy" for them to take sensitive information with them to another position.

85 percent

76 percent

76 percent of U.S. respondents say that walking off with sensitive information would be "easy."

76 percent

9 percent

9 percent of U.S. respondents admit that they have used their technical knowledge to unearth information on whether or not their jobs, or those of their colleagues, were at risk.

9 percent